Sirens & Gavels

Valley man accused of trying to lure girls

A 28-year-old man is accused of trying to lure teen girls into his car while masturbating near Spokane Valley schools.

Michael J. McBride was arrested just before noon Wednesday after two of three alleged victims identified McBride from a photo montage. He's expected to appear in court today.

The investigation began Sept. 22 when a 13-year-old girl said a man stopped his car near East Marietta Avenue and North Center Road and asked if she wanted a ride home.

he girl said she could see the man masturbating and ran away, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

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